Mumbai Bridge Collapse: Bollywood celebrities express their shock and anger over negligence
15 March, 2019, 10:58
Mumbai | Six persons were killed and 31 injured after a section of a foot overbridge near a busy train station in south Mumbai collapsed during evening rush hour on Thursday, officials said.
The deceased have been identified as Apoorva Prabhu (35), Ranjana Tambe (40) and Zahid Shiraj Khan (32).
The bridge, which connected the area near the Times of India building with the iconic Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus railway station station, was commonly called "Kasab bridge" as the 26/11 Mumbai attack terrorist passed through it during the strike. Injured persons have been shifted to Gokuldas Tejpal (GT), St George and LTMG hospital at Sion. "I said citizens and government are both stakeholders in the governance paradigm and I cited Elphinstone Bridge example to showcase how despite being given alternative FOBs [foot overbridges] at Currey Road and Ambivli, people chose to use Elphinstone FOB despite being told it was being repaired!"
Thursday's collapse happened around 7.30 pm when a major portion of the bridge caved in, officials said.
Mumbai CST foot overbridge collapse: The collapsed foot overbridge. Following the incident, traffic has been affected. Commuters advised avoiding the route.
Since it was peak traffic time, there were several people on the bridge as well as under it. "Why was it not closed until the work was completed, it'll also be probed", he said.
Railways, senior police officials, National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and BMC teams were overseeing operations on Friday.
Rescue members stand at the site of a footbridge collapse outside the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus railway station in Mumbai, March 14, 2019. 3 July 2018 - Andheri Bridge Collapse. Later on, the BMC had appointed a private consultant for structural audit of the bridge in 2017-18 in which the bridge was declared in C2 B, which means it needs minor repairs. "He is responsible for the entire disaster", he said. The bridge was a connection of CSMT's Platform Number One and the footpath near Times of India building.
Earlier in the day, a Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation official had said the FOB was found to be structurally safe when it was audited in August 2016, soon after a British-era bridge over Savitri River got washed away in monsoon downpour in Mahad in Raigad district. While the government, which had ordered the survey of all bridges across the state, had directed the agencies to finish the work within three months, the exercise was delayed.
The issue of dilapidated bridges in the city came to fore after the Gokhale Bridge at Andheri collapsed past year.
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